Two big risks of Canadian penny stocks you can avoid

Two big risks of Canadian penny stocks you can avoid

Penny stocks, including Canadian ones, can be riskier than other investments, and if investors aren’t careful, early success can actually lead to a big loss
The appeal of Canadian penny stocks is no different in September 2019 than it was in September 2009: Investors are looking to… Read More

Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, August 2, 2019

SNC-LAVALIN GROUP INC., $17.81, Toronto symbol SNC, is a leading Canadian engineering and construction company that specializes in large-scale infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, transit systems and water-treatment plants.

To conserve cash for debt repayments, SNC is cutting its quarterly dividend by 80.0%. Starting with… Read More

Sierra is the better tech buy right now

ADOBE SYSTEMS INC. $309.39 (Nasdaq symbol ADBE; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (408-536-6000; www.adobe.com; Shares outstanding: 485.4 million; Market cap: $148.4 billion; No dividends paid) makes software that lets computer users create, edit and share documents in the popular PDF format.
The company’s decision a few years ago to switch to… Read More

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

More and more, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are finding their way into the portfolios of investors.
That’s because, unlike many other financial innovations, they don’t load you up with heavy management fees, or tie you down with high redemption charges if you decide to get out of them… Read More

Updating six North American ETFs

The six ETFs we update below mainly hold high-quality stocks that are widely traded on Canadian and U.S. exchanges. Each fund tracks the performance of a major stock market index. That’s different from ETFs focused on narrower indexes or themes such as cryptocurrencies or biotechnology.
Of… Read More